Catastrophic Events In Texas
Oil Spill In The Gulf Of Mexico
What Happened To The Animals That Lived In The Gulf?
For dolphins, pelicans, fishes, sea turtles, ducks, and whales are all the same effect. They can ingest the oil in the water and can cause respiratory problems in their lungs and organs and if the oil gets in their eyes, it causes their vision to be difficult. When birds dive in to the ocean to get a fish, their wings can be covered in oil and causes difficulty to fly or in some cases they would not be able to fly at all. When whales and dolphins come up for air, their blowholes would be covered in oil and will enter their bodies and the lungs and organs are damaged.
What Kind Of Things Did People Do To Help The Animals Affected By The Oil Spill Disaster?
Many people volunteered in animal clinics and the soap "Dawn" made a commercial about using their soap to clean the animals affected by the oil spill and to prevent it from happening and also to volunteer in the clinics to help wash the animals.
What Happened After The Oil Spill Was Cleaned Up and The Animals Were Back To Their Homes?
Many people celebrated the oil spill clean up and people were finding ways to prevent the oil spill from happening again. The animals were saved and back to their homes; scientists were making more discoveries of how the oil spill started. But in the end, it has changed people mind's of how they thought about animals and helped find ways to prevent the disaster to happen again.